Finally, in an era of national standardized tests (that I am not arguing in favor of—I am just acknowledging their reality), there is a growing realization that there should be a common set of educational standards. The only two states that are not participating in the process are Texas and Alaska (but more about that later).
Today one of my good friends will stand before a judge in the company of her husband and dissolve her marriage. It is in one respect a common act, though rarely uneventful: […]
Julius Malema hadn’t risen to prominence when I decided to leave South Africa. That kick-back came after he used the not inconsiderable power of the ANC Youth League to get Jacob Zuma […]
It is the existence of the weapons themselves — not who has them — that poses the greatest threat.